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DOMINOES ARE FALLING

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By Brody Feldmann There is a saying that “success breeds success” and that is what is happening inside of the Mustang wrestling program. The program witnessed its first individual win a national championship over the summer when Tate Picklo won at the Fargo National Championships. Then, for the first time in two decades, the Broncos…

PERSEVERANCE

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Mustang’s Jordan Thayer overcomes leg injuries as a young girl and finishes her high school cross country career as an All-State harrier for the Lady Broncos By Brody Feldmann Cross country runners rely heavily on their legs and feet to get them around the course during a race. Mustang’s Jordan Thayer was told by a…

STATE SUCCESS

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By Brody Feldmann EDMOND– Mustang cross country took to the trails on Saturday at the 6A Oklahoma Cross Country State Championships at Edmond Santa Fe. The boys team went into the day with a chance to walk away as champions. It was going to end up between Mustang, Deer Creek and Owasso. Going into this…

Settlement conference Friday on fired Mustang athletic director’s case

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By Chris Eversole A settlement hearing is scheduled Friday in the case that a fired Mustang Public Schools athletic director brought against the school district. The hearing comes after an appeals court reversed a federal district court’s ruling against the claim by Chester “Chuck” Bailey Jr. and sent it back for a new trial. Friday’s…

Mustang Boys Sports

Mustang tennis is rolling

Mustang’s tennis program has found success in the recent weeks with four first-place team finishes. “That is pretty good,” coach Will Allen said. Between the varsity and the junior varsity squads, the Broncos have brought home gold from two Mustang JV tournaments, Putnam City North varsity tournament and Western Heights’ varsity tournament. “The last four…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Lady Broncos sweep Pacers by run rule

After a blow-out loss to Moore last Monday, the Lady Broncos slow-pitch softball team has rattled off four straight wins. The Lady Broncos defeated Purcell, 12-0, and Amber Pocasset, 18-10, in a double header before returning to their home turf Monday against Enid. “The girls were putting on a little show. There was a good…

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Mustang Wrestling

Mustang wrestling makes history

The Mustang wrestling team had a successful outing over the weekend with a second-place finish at the Owasso Dual Tournament. Mustang finished with a 5-1 record, with its only loss of the season coming to nationally ranked, No. 13, Allen (Texas) High. “Overall, I give us a good. I still think we have some more…

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Mustang Basketball

Lady Broncos dominate Millerettes with 63-37 victory

Mustang Lady Broncos finished the season sweep over the Millerettes Friday with a 62-37 victory inside the Mustang Event Center. “I thought it was good,” said head coach Kevin Korstjens. “Senior Night is always emotional. So, you’re always glad you play good there.” The Broncos had no trouble putting the ball in the basket against…

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Mustang Swimming

Mustang graduate chasing dream from the Virgin Islands

Greg Penny’s journey has led him from Mustang to Kentucky, back to Oklahoma and now the MHS graduate is competing nationally for the Virgin Islands   By Trey Hunter / Sports Editor Not many Mustang graduates or former Broncos earn the opportunity to compete nationally for the United States. And only one has earned the…

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Mustang Football

Search is over for Mustang

Mustang football has its seventh head coach in school history by naming Lee Blankenship, 33, the head man pending board approval Monday. Blankenship comes to Mustang after a one year stay at Bartlesville High School. The Bruins ended the season with a 4-6 record, as did the Broncos, after a 1-9 season the year before…

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Mustang Softball

IMPROVING EVERY DAY

By Brody Feldmann After eight days of no live competition, the Mustang Lady Broncos got back on the diamond to compete. Mustang softball traveled to Southmoore on Monday to face off with the district foe. Mustang walked away with a win, 10-6 “I was very happy with their performance. It always makes you a little…

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Mustang Volleyball

Volleyball has an up and down week

By Brody Feldmann With the season closing soon for the Mustang volleyball team, every game matters. The Lady Broncos faced off with two talented teams in the last week with a victory over Westmoore and then fell to No. 1 Edmond Santa Fe on Tuesday. “I think we are gaining confidence as we are going…

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Mustang Cross Country

Mustang harriers are preparing for state

By Brody Feldmann It’s postseason time in Oklahoma cross country, and the Mustang harriers will head to Norman on Saturday to compete in the regional meet. Streaks are on the line for both teams, but only one of them is two decades long. Mustang girls cross country has advanced to the state tournament every season…

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Other Sports

Broncos qualify 10 for state en route to regional title

MOORE – Another milestone was reached by the Mustang Broncos’ wrestling team over the weekend. Mustang took first at the OSSAA 6A West Regional tournament with a team total of 222 points edging out the Edmond Memorial Bulldogs by three points. The first-place finish is the first regional championship for the Broncos in at least…

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Columns & Features

Blankenship named the Broncos’ head football coach

On a night that Mustang Public Schools approved a new superintendent, the Broncos football team is also under new supervision. Lee Blankenship, 33, has been approved as the Broncos’ seventh head football coach in school history. “I’m not anything special, to be honest. There are a lot of great football coaches around this state. What…

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